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A New Fabric Stack

Fabric Stack

I’ve been asked by a special family member to make a quilt as a gift for another special family member. I’m not sure any of them read this blog but I’m going to keep the recipient details vague just in case. I spent a bit of time this morning pulling fabrics. I’m pretty excited about the stack that came together. I was inspired by a little fat quarter set I had of Maasai Mara by Dear Stella. I can’t wait to show you the blocks as they come together!

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46 Responses to “A New Fabric Stack”

  1. 1
    Tammy says:

    Love your fabric choices….Can’t wait to see how it will all come together. conn_and_vans_mom(at)yahoo(dot)com

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    Yolanda says:

    You have a very good eye for color. I am excited about what you will make from these beauties. What is the name of the lime green/circle/blob shape fabric? My son would love that print.

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    diana alexander says:

    fresh colors! love it! can’t wait to see how it comes out

  4. 4
    mrs ptb says:

    our stashes are overlapping quite a bit :)

  5. 5
    Jean says:

    I love that colorway! It’s going to be a fun quilt!

  6. 6
    Debbie Rines says:

    How fun. This will be like a mystery quilt for those of us that are watching you. Love the colors.

  7. 7
    Dianne says:

    LOVE the colors!

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    Dawn says:

    Those colors are beautiful together. I am just finishing a QAYG string quilt with aquas and greens (with some yellow thrown in). I, of course, cut WAY too many strings. I think I’ll add in some gray and navy for the next version. I love to get inspiration from other quilters.

  9. 9
    NJ Quilter says:

    Great fabric choices. Can’t wait to see the quilt.

  10. 10
    Sonia B says:

    Gorgeous color combo.

  11. 11
    Gina says:

    Love that stack!!

  12. 12
    Kate says:

    It’s fun to look at others work as inspiration and impetus to move in a different direction. And, it’s fun to see someone else’s definition of their own rainbow! Love it!

  13. 13
    Marika says:

    This bundle is perfection !

  14. 14
    Cherie Goyer says:

    WOW! Love this bundle!! Amazing colors! :)

  15. 15
    Teje says:

    Hi Faith! I love all the fabrics you have here and the colours are so beautiful! They will make fantastic quilt! x Teje

  16. 16
    Tina says:

    What a beautiful color combination! I’m so bad at putting together the colors from my stash. So thank you very much for the inspiration!

  17. 17
    caity says:

    just love your colour selection – cant wait to see the finished quilt !

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    Sewshells says:

    If you are having trouble with colour selections, Tina, try doing Weeks Ringles class on
    I have learnt so much about colour, design and how to get it working for me from that course, I feel so much more confidence in my colour selections now, it’s amazing.
    I used to use only fabrics from one range in my quilts so they matched, now I pick n mix.
    I have some bee blocks going at the moment that I had so much confidence in my colours that I knew however they were put together by the other bee members, they would look great, and they are from a mix of fabrics from all over.

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    rosa says:

    Fabulous color combo.Have fun!!

  20. 20
    Am L says:

    Love your selection. Going through a quilt shop and putting together fabrics for a quilt is one of my favorite things to do! What are the two type (or text) prints you are using? Everyone seems to be using type/text prints these days, but no one ever seems to post which fabric maker or line they come from. Thank you for continuing to inspire us all!

  21. 21
    Lori says:

    Great colors! I just finished a kalidescope quilt in these very colors with a bit of orange as well.

  22. 22
    Bethany says:

    Yummy colors. May have to copy. . .

  23. 23
    Fenna says:

    those are such neat colors!

  24. 24
    Tracy says:

    Love those colors and fabrics. I get so overwhelmed choosing fabrics. I get
    excited when I can figure out 10 to coordinate! I am waiting patiently to see your resulting quilt.

  25. 25
    Kathy G says:

    I see some architext in there too. I want to make a quilt with that line so I can’t wait to see how yours turns out (for inspiration).

  26. 26
    Anna says:

    I absolutely love the colors you choose. This stack is breathtaking!!!

  27. 27
    Marianne says:

    Greens, blues, and grey are a winning combination. This stack will make a lovely quilt. Enjoy making it!

  28. 28
    Val says:

    Love the color combinations…fabulous choice!

  29. 29
    edyB says:

    Beautiful…can’t wait to see what you whip up with these beauties!

  30. 32
    Terry says:

    Love the color range on these bundle – so versatile !}

  31. 33
    Sonya says:

    I love the fabrics you have chosen and can’t wait to see what you do with them.

  32. 34

    I love that stack of fabrics so I am sure I will love what you create with them.

  33. 35
    Marianne says:

    I love that stack! My favorite colors.

  34. 36
    Margaret says:

    Gorgeous color combo – your eye for color and pattern is fantastic Oh to one day have a stash that I could pull that many fabrics from!! :)

  35. 37

    You know, this is my favorite part — the excitement at the beginning, when you pull out different fabrics to see how they play together, and a concept begins to emerge out of nothing. If a quilt was a child, then this stage of the quilting process would be the ultrasound appointment, where you get to see your first vague, fuzzy glimpse of the quilt baby. I know, I’m a dork. ;-)

  36. 38

    Nice choices!! They look great!

  37. 39
    Nancy says:

    I like the colors, and that you have some nice darks in here, too. Often, modern quilting tends too much toward the mediums, and totally ignores the darks! I notice that you don’t do that, and I think that is why your quilts are always so lovely and interesting!!

  38. 40
    Laura Hoggan says:

    O…..M….G! These are gorgeous! I don’t suppose there’s any chance of a list of those fabrics so I can shamelessly steal your amazing fabric picking skills?!

    • 41
      Faith says:

      Thank you Laura! I probably won’t go through them to figure it out and list them all because many are pretty old and out of print now. But I appreciate your enthusiasm! :)

  39. 42
    Dawn says:

    My second comment on this post. I got frantic (just a little) cuz I couldn’t remember where I saw this fabric stack. I finally took a picture of It on my iPad so I don’t lose it/you again. Can’t wait to see the quilt it becomes! Is that weird?

  40. 44
    Lisa Garrett says:

    What an awesome giveaway! Thank you very much!!

  41. 45
    Melanie says:

    So many pretty prizes!!! Perfect for spring!

  42. 46
    Tiffany says:

    Can you please come organize my stash? I LOVE your eye for color – this bundle is fantastic!

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